Courts & Cases

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Terrisa Bukovinac, founder of Pro-Life San Francisco, holds a model of a fetus as she and other anti-abortion protesters waited outside the Supreme Court for a decision on Monday morning. The U.S. Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era. – AP Photo/Patrick Semansky

SCOTUS strikes down La. abortion clinic law

A divided Supreme Court on Monday struck down a Louisiana law regulating abortion clinics, reasserting a commitment to abortion rights over fierce opposition from dissenting conservative justices in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.
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Immigration judges: We’re being muzzled

Immigration judges said in a lawsuit filed Wednesday against the U.S. Department of Justice that they are being muzzled by the Trump administration, marking the latest confrontation between the judges and the federal government.
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Intermodal containers aren’t vehicles under burglary law

Citing Merriam-Webster’s dictionary and a statute that specifies certain protected spaces but not others, an appeals panel reversed a man’s conviction for robbing a train car.

Trial Notebook

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Court finds out-of-state cases on income calculations

Stephanie Heusuk argued a DuPage County judge erred in calculating the amount of retroactive child support she owed to her former husband, Nathan Soesbe, because the judge’s calculations included, as part of her income for 2017 and 2018, undistributed partnership earnings from her nearly 25% interest in Rhea Family Farms, as listed in line 14 of the Schedule K–1 forms she received from the limited partnership.

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